Health / Medicine

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics

Published 20/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use [more…]

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Published 19/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to [more…]

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Published 18/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools [more…]

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

Published 18/05/2019

(Reuters) - Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama [more…]

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems [more…]

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, [more…]

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers’ recall as severest

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers’ recall as severest

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon [more…]

Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

Published 17/05/2019

Millions of people in the U.S. have chronic viral hepatitis, most without knowing it, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups [more…]

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

Published 17/05/2019

Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests [more…]

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal,…

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal,…

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug [more…]